Docker

Do you really need Kubernetes?

22 April 2020

If you are working with a lot of twelve-factor services then probably, yes. That said, you may get a creeping feeling that Kubernetes was designed to solve problems at a scale that most people never reach…?

Running serverless containers in AWS Fargate, Google Cloud Run and Azure

26 January 2020

“Serverless” containers could help you to avoid the complexity of Kubernetes, but you may struggle to leverage them for anything beyond small, predictable workloads or batch jobs.

Now that Kubernetes is on Azure, what is Service Fabric for?

9 February 2019

There does seem to be growing confusion over what Service Fabric is really for. Is it an orchestrator for microservices? A means of lifting and shifting legacy applications into the cloud? An application development framework?

Hosting .Net Core containers in Service Fabric

12 September 2018

Service Fabric does support container-based applications, but it still feels more like an application server than a container orchestrator.

Using Docker to build and deploy .Net Core console applications

12 April 2017

Using Docker with .Net Core is initially straightforward, but to get beyond basic image building you will need to handle more than the simple scenarios demonstrated in quick-start guides.